As I filtered through the 1700+ sessions leading up to Microsoft Ignite, I quickly knew that unless I was able to clone myself I would have some catching up to do. Rather than try to sort through all of the sessions again later, I made a playlist of sessions that I’d like to go back and watch.
The playlist is a compilation of 70+ videos and 24+ hours of content, mostly in the Azure and Office 365 arena since that is where a lot of my focus is these days. Is there a session that shouldn’t be missed? Feel free to let me know what should be added!
The first day of Microsoft Ignite brought a staggering amount of announcements, most of which I have yet to read about in detail. With the number of product groups represented at the conference, I am sure there are still some that I haven’t heard about. In all of the sessions I attended today, I saw Microsoft’s mission throughout. It is clear that they are really focused on ensuring users have the tools they need to be productive.
Microsoft Mission: Empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
Microsoft Ignite kicks off on Monday, and I can’t wait for another year of immersion in all of the enterprise technologies that Microsoft has to offer. If you are still struggling to sort through the 1500+ sessions available, let me persuade you to check out my top 5 anticipated sessions for the week.
Ever need to quickly get the mac address for a device in Configuration Manager and don’t want to wade through the console to find it? My logic said that the Get-CMDevice cmdlet would do the trick. However, MAC isn’t one of the attributes returned.
Microsoft released a Rollup Update for Configuration Manager v1702 this week to address multiple issues. One specific issue that affected many deployments was related to operating system deployment:
Starting with System Center Configuration Manager, version 1702, unknown computers that are started from media or PXE may not find task sequences targeted to them. This issue may occur if the Previous button on the “Select a task sequence to run” page is selected on the unknown computer.
There are already great examples of how to install this update, but there are a couple of key gotchas I ran into during deployment.